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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 405–407.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Marissa López © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 The Emergence of Mexican America: Recovering Stories of Mexican Peoplehood in U.S. Culture . By John-Michael Rivera. New York: New York Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 211 pp. Cloth, $65.00; paper, $20.00. The Borderlands of Culture...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Richard T. Rodríguez Unspeakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National Imaginaries . By Guidotti-Hernández Nicole M. . Durham, NC : Duke Univ. Press . 2011 . xviii , 374 pp. Cloth , $94.95 ; paper , $25.95 . Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Linda Margarita Greenberg Borderlands Saints: Secular Sanctity in Chicano/a and Mexican Culture . By Martín Desirée A. . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers Univ. Press . 2014 . x , 254 pp. Cloth , $85.00 ; paper , $28.95 . Domestic Negotiations: Gender, Nation, and Self-Fashioning...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... , 235 pp. Cloth, $36.85 ; paper, $16.95 . Wild Tongues: Transnational Mexican Popular Culture . By Urquijo-Ruiz Rita E. . Austin : Univ. of Texas Press . 2012 . xx , 217 pp. Paper, $16.95 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 624  American Literature for which Bromell...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to Mexican Independence . By Doolen Andy . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2014 . xiii , 270 pp. Cloth, $53.00 ; e-book available. Abolitionist Geographies . By Schoolman Martha . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2014 . 228 pp. Paper, $25.00 ; e-book available...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 839–841.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Richard T. Rodríguez © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature . By John Morán González. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2009. xiv, 259 pp. $50.00. Mainland Passage: The Cultural Anomaly of...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 819–821.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Jesse Alemán From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature . By Fuller Randall . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2011 . x, 251 pp . $29.95 . The Literatures of the US-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity . By Rodríguez Jaime Javier...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2008
... 2008 General Josefina Niggli, Mexican American Writer: A Critical Biography . By Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez. Albuquerque: Univ. of New Mexico Press. 2007. x, 317 pp. Paper, $24.95. Brief Mention Editions Franklin Evans, or the Inebriate: A Tale of the Times. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2005) 77 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2005
... police work and became a producer. Rotella shows convincingly via Grasso how representation and reality redound on one another through and over urban films of the 1970s and beyond. ArthurKnight,CollegeofWilliamandMary Border Confluences: Borderland Narratives from the Mexican War to the Present. By...
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American Literature (1 September 2017) 89 (3): 637–640.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Heather Houser Writing the Goodlife: Mexican American Literature and the Environment . By Ybarra Priscilla Solis . Tucson : Univ. of Arizona Press . 2016 . xx, 216 pp. Paper , $29.95 . Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change . By Trexler Adam...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 683–711.
Published: 01 December 2014
... . (1802) 1807 . Theological Dictionary: Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms; A Comprehensive View of Every Article in the System of Divinity . . . . 2 vols. Philadelphia : Whitehall, for W. W. Woodward . Buntline Ned . (1847) 2007 . Magdalena, The Beautiful Mexican Maid: A...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Christopher Taylor Taylor reads Herman Melville's Moby-Dick (1851) through the history of the captured prosthetic limb of Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna. U.S. travel narratives, soldiers' accounts, and P. T. Barnum's 1847 display of the captured prosthesis in his American Museum...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 583–611.
Published: 01 September 2009
... rising generation of Chicana activists, highlighting how the absence of young men from Mexican families laid bare the gender dynamics of family life. Véa's and Santana's novels revise familiar narratives of the Chicana/o movement, calling attention not to the way the movement was parochial and sexist...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Narration . New York : Routledge . Dower John . 1986 . War without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War . New York : Pantheon Books . Fagan Brian . 1987 . The Great Journey—The Peopling of Ancient America . London : Thames and Hudson . García Mario . 1989 . Mexican...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... pageant. Taking place in a foundational text of pre–Chicano- movement Mexican American literature, this performance could fit into either an assimilationist or cultural nationalist teleology of sub- ject formation. In an assimilationist narrative, Guálinto’s performance would reveal the...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 821–824.
Published: 01 December 2013
... tensions more directly than they do to an anti-Mexican racism” (20). Rodríguez’s book nevertheless distinguishes itself by crafting an alterna- tive “American” literary history that includes Mexican and Mexican Ameri- can writings. Prieto and Pizarro shore up Rodríguez’s point that the war fos...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 871–886.
Published: 01 December 2004
... language skills and relationships to foreign academies and archives if they are to produce rigorous transnational scholarship. The U.S. ethnic and postcolonial links that Aldama explores stem from his own experience. Born to a Mexican-Guatemalan family in California’s north-central valley, the young...
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American Literature (1 March 2008) 80 (1): 141–166.
Published: 01 March 2008
... purist, homopho- bic, and racist attitudes and ideologies in Mexican American commu- nities. Whereas these first two (published) novels are semiautobio- graphical, with clear parallels between Islas and the main character (Miguel Chico) and between Islas’s family and the family depicted in...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 463–494.
Published: 01 September 2000
... sometimes naïve assumptions about ethnic authenticity. The Movement might be characterized as a collection of disparate regional and national efforts to improve conditions for Americans of Mexican descent in the United States...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 865–886.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., 847–50. Rodriguez, Richard T. Review: Guidotti-Hernández, Unspeakable Violence: Remapping US and Mexican National Imaginaries, 197–99. Review: López, Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature, 197–99. Schober, Regina. “Transcending Boundaries: The Network...